polyterpene

noun
poly·​terpene | \ ¦pälē, -lə̇+ \

Definition of polyterpene

: a natural or synthetic polymer (C5H8)x of a terpene hydrocarbon: such as
b : a thermoplastic resin or viscous liquid obtained by polymerization of turpentine or a nopinene fraction by means of a catalyst (as aluminum chloride) and used chiefly in adhesives and rubber goods

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History and Etymology for polyterpene

International Scientific Vocabulary poly- + terpene

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“Polyterpene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyterpene. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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